A timeless piece from Gandhi

Seven Blunders of the World

Wealth without work

Pleasure without conscience

Knowledge without character

Commerce without morality

Science without humanity

Worship without sacrifice

Politics without principle


I Stumbled on this today. Having listened to our Presidential debates this week, finding this passage by happenstance jolted me. Perhaps, you’ll think carefully about the power of these few, well-chosen words, too.

From Wikipedia: The Seven Blunders of the World is a list that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi gave to his grandson Arun Gandhi, written on a piece of paper, on their final day together, not too long before his assassination.

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